South Sudan won its independence from Sudan in 2011, and Nuba was a disputed region that remained in Sudan, despite its people’s affiliations with the South. Today, people in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains are being bombed by their own government.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has said the millions of civilians fleeing the war-torn nation were being driven by social media propaganda manned by those conspiring against his government.
South Sudan was the world’s youngest country when it became independent from neighbouring Sudan in 2011 following decades of conflict.
Politics has been central to the progress, or lack thereof, in developing East Africa’s oil. And it will continue to be.
The killing of an American journalist in South Sudan violates international humanitarian law and should be investigated, according to an international human rights group.
A new system of cooperation between United Nations and local police in the northeastern town of Wau is helping reduce crime and keep the community safe in the local Protection of Civilians site.
Sudan’s joint oversight committee on Abyei said South Sudan has withdrawn from a joint meeting in Addis Ababa which was supposed to be held on 17 August.